Sustainable Travel

Beautiful Twisted Fantasy

Keemala Is Phuket’s Most Legendary Hotel

Keemala is a twisted treehouse fantasy — a Thai wonderland of elevated pool villas and intricately woven bird’s nests, with an origin story almost as dramatic as its architecture.

Lower East Vibe

Nine Orchard and a New York Neighborhood

This is a story about a hotel. But in 2022, it’s hard to tell the story of Nine Orchard without talking about its location, a breathlessly discussed Manhattan micro-neighborhood called Dimes Square.

Ride the Lightning

The Kumaon Is an Unlikely Achievement

Hotels like the Kumaon don’t come along often. In a remote part of India made famous by Bob Dylan and George Harrison, it’s an experience as rare and improbable as the methods required to build it.

Extra-Terrestrial

Hotel Terrestre Helps You Live Your Best Life

We often imagine what civilizations would look like on other planets. But how would those alien civilizations imagine us? Mexico’s Hotel Terrestre is the answer, and it’s a flattering one.

Cloud City

Soneva Jani Is Pure Fantasy in the Maldives

Soneva Jani is a self-contained utopia set above the crystal calm waters of the Maldives. It has everything you need to never have to leave, and it proves that luxury and sustainability can coexist.

Slow Burn

The Azores Unspoiled at Santa Barbara Beach

Residents of the Azores are fiercely protective of their islands’ natural gifts. They’ve long been wary of tourism, but hotels like Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort show they’re slowly starting to come around — on their own terms.